The alleged inexperience of a surgical resident has left one woman disabled for life. She sought medical assistance for an ectopic pregnancy and was originally scheduled for an overnight stay following a routine surgery to have the issue addressed. Rhode Island residents may be interested in the details of the woman's surgery, released in a recent news article.
Did one doctor's pending legal case lead him to fail in his care to another patient? That is the allegation of one recent medical malpractice lawsuit. A physician is facing charges of medical negligence, as is the hospital he worked for and the group who owned the hospital. Individuals in Rhode Island who are interested in learning more about doctor errors may be interested in the details of this recent and developing story.
According to the Centers for Diseases Control, 82 percent of Americans take at least one medication every day. This number represents millions of people and millions of prescriptions to be filled. Prescription mistakes can be very dangerous. If a person takes the incorrect dosage of a medication, the person could suffer side effects, and the error could even be fatal. In Rhode Island, pharmacists take steps to avoid these types of medications errors, but some cases still slip through the cracks.
For one family, the delivery of their newborn child came with an upsetting revelation. Their child suffered a birth injury due to the use of an amniotic hook during the delivery. After the birth, the child was rushed off and suffered some complications immediately after delivery. The recent news story shed some more light on the details for curious individuals in Rhode Island.